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Author Topic: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)  (Read 65710 times)

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #795 on: November 14, 2018, 11:03:21 PM »


What's the word on Cricket?
Is the coverage OK?
What about the data?  They say they strangle (on the unlimited plan) only after 22 GB on that line. Is the speed OK until then?  And movies are in SD quality.  Is that a problem?


They're promoting 4 lines for $100.  (3/ $90,   2/$80,  1/$55) unlimited plan.

Coverage is att since their owned by att.
Realize that plan the data speeds won't be too fast... its limited to 3mbps. For many it might be fine....

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #796 on: November 14, 2018, 11:16:16 PM »

Coverage is att since their owned by att.
Realize that plan the data speeds won't be too fast... its limited to 3mbps. For many it might be fine....
How bad is that? What will if feel like for browsing text?  For viewing movies?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #797 on: January 04, 2019, 09:18:18 AM »
Now that puppy wireless is no more unlimited. What are the alternative?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #798 on: January 04, 2019, 09:58:58 AM »
Now that puppy wireless is no more unlimited. What are the alternative?
what was your plan with puppy?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #799 on: January 04, 2019, 10:32:59 AM »
what was your plan with puppy?
$16.50 unlimited talk and text
Itís now 1500 talk and 1500 text.


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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #800 on: January 04, 2019, 10:42:25 AM »
$16.50 unlimited talk and text
Itís now 1500 talk and 1500 text.
tello.com  has  unlimited talk and text for $11 + tax (about 3.50 in NYC)

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« Reply #801 on: January 05, 2019, 10:34:36 PM »
tello.com  has  unlimited talk and text for $11 + tax (about 3.50 in NYC)
Tello is sprint.  This is Verizon

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #802 on: January 05, 2019, 11:00:41 PM »
Tello is sprint.  This is Verizon
Then check out PagePlus. I have a talk and text plan with limited minutes that I donít pay too much for. 

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #803 on: January 05, 2019, 11:01:26 PM »
Then check out PagePlus. I have a talk and text plan with limited minutes that I donít pay too much for.
If I want limited minutes I would choose red pocket for $20

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #804 on: January 06, 2019, 07:38:55 AM »
Xfinity Mobile. Free unlimited calling and text + 100mb data/month. $12/gb thereafter. Verizon MVNO. Catches are:
 
  • Only iPhones supported for BYOD at the moment
  • must be an existing Xfinity Internet customer. Maybe you have a relative with a place in Boca that has Xfinity?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #805 on: January 07, 2019, 07:41:43 PM »
If I want limited minutes I would choose red pocket for $20
17.08 per month using vzw service paying 1 year in advance.
Unlimited talk and text. Includes some data but not sure if you need.

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